• Russia is replenishing its troops with an unlikely source — African migrants and students.
  • Thousands of Africans have been forced to join in Russia’s war against Ukraine, per Bloomberg.
  • The country has also been plugging its manpower gaps by sending prison inmates to the battlefield.
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    Some African workers have even been threatened with deportation if they do not agree to fight in Ukraine, one European official told Bloomberg.

    I wonder how many choose deportation as the least worst option, or whether they’re really given the choice.